Pass Over Blues – No Fruits-Without Roots | Album Review

Pass Over Blues – No Fruits – Without Roots www.passoverblues.de snnstft Verlag 15 songs time-50:26 Blues based music delving into singer-song writer territory with a slant on the state of the world’s condition and personal relations delivered from the German perspective of Pass Over Blues and it’s guiding light Harro Hubner. The band employs blues instrumentation …

Pass Over Blues Band – The | Album Review

Pass Over Blues Band – The Self-Release – 2014 www.harrohuebner.de 13 tracks; 47 minutes The Pass Over Blues Band is based in Germany.  Established in 1991 the band is guitarist Roland Beeg, vocalist, harp player and occasional guitarist Harro Huebner, drummer Michiel Demeyere and bassist Lutz Mohri.  Additional musicians are Andi Geyer on keys, Christian …

John Lee Hooker – The Country Blues Of John Lee Hooker | Album Review

John Lee Hooker – The Country Blues Of John Lee Hooker Craft Recordings LP Release Side A – 7 Tracks/22:20 Side B – 6 Tracks/19:46 One of the true legendary figures in blues music, John Lee Hooker’s career spanned more than six decades, with his first recording getting cut in 1948 for Modern Records. One …

Bonita and the Blues Shacks – Sweet Thing | Album Review

Bonita and the Blues Shacks – Sweet Thing Rhythm Bomb Records www.bluesshacks.com CD: 16 Songs, 49:00 Minutes   Styles: Ensemble Blues, Horn Blues, Torch Singer Blues Ever since I was little, I’ve had a soft spot for torch singers. Peggy Lee, Ella Fitzgerald, all the way down to Adele. Give me a bona-fide chanteuse over …

Johnny Shines – The Blues Came Falling Down | Album Review

Johnny Shines – The Blues Came Falling Down Nighthawk/Omnivore Recordings OVCD-328 20 songs – 120 minutes Born near Memphis in 1915 and one of the most important yet under-recorded artists who bridged the gap from country to urban blues, Johnny Shines lives again with this never-before-released live concert set that was captured in 1973 when …

Ray Fuller and The Bluesrockers – Pay The Price | Album Review

Ray Fuller and The Bluesrockers – Pay The Price Azuretone Records www.rayfuller.com 14 Tracks/47:57 A true road warrior, Ray Fuller has been playing music professionally for the last forty-five years, mixing tours of one-nighters with frequent trips to far-flung gigs outside of the USA. With his slashing slide guitar style and solid backing from the …

Henry Townsend And Roosevelt Sykes – Blues Piano and Guitar | Album Review

Henry Townsend and Roosevelt Sykes – Blues Piano and Guitar Nighthawk/Omnivore Recordings CD 1: 15 Songs, 53:00 Minutes – CD 2: 15 Songs, 53:00 Minutes Styles: Blues Piano and Guitar, Live Album, Previously Unreleased Songs Get ready for over an hour and a half of classic Blues Piano and Guitar with Henry Townsend and Roosevelt …

GProject Blues Band – When I’m Gone

GProject Blues Band – When I’m Gone Cargo Records 13 songs – 53 minutes www.gproject-blues.de Based out of Munich, Germany, and composed of musicians from three continents, GProject Blues Band are a rock-steady, veteran outfit who harmonize in English as they deliver primarily Texas and Delta stylings with strong Chicago overtones. This is the third …

Watermelon Slim – Church Of The Blues | Album Review

Watermelon Slim – Church Of The Blues Northern Blues – 2019 14 tracks; 57 minutes www.watermelonslim.com Watermelon Slim’s thirteenth career album finds him in good company with a host of guests. As always, Slim’s distinctive vocals and slide/harp playing are at the heart of the material which is a blend of originals and covers from …